'''Sir James Augustus Henry Murray''' (; 7 February 1837 – 26 July 1915) was a Scotland|Scottishlexicographer and philologist. He was the primary editor of the ''Oxford English Dictionary'' (''OED'') from 1879 until his death.
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The great English Dictionary of Oxford University and its Clarendon Press, known as NED and OED. Published in parts over half a century, then abridged and enlarged in several editions, and updated and revised up to the present. It is unrivaled and most valuable among reference works. Its history is filled with mystery and intrigue and instruction. Submitted by mjm, 2009. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: English, dictionary, historical, etymology, definitions, usage, words